WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD Celebration

The Nominees 2020

The jury met on September 8th and decided. The following 6 teams were nominated for the WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD from a total of 42 real-life student consulting projects. 3 teams each in the categories of market research and management design.

The ranking will not be known until the award night of December 8, 2020 in the Tonhalle. We congratulate all teams on their outstanding achievements.

The teams are listed in alphabetical order by clientele.

Market Research

Team picture Team Geberit North America

«Flushing out» the Opportunities: A North American Market Entry Strategy (JUSP)

Client: Geberit North America, Des Plaines IL, USA
Ronn W. Jefferson, Product Manager

FHS-Project team
Jan Wiggenhauser, Project leader, Goldach, Nadine Mächler, Siebnen, Gian Wyss, Balgach, Dalton Faith, Team leader USA, Kristina Parsons, RMU, Abigail Watkins, RMU

Project coach FHS: Prof. Dr. Franziska Weis
Project coach RMU: Jill A. Kurp, Ph.D.

Team picture Team Geberit Vertriebs AG

Geberit AquaClean Dusch-WC: Das neue Selbstverständnis im Badezimmer (PPR2)

Client: Geberit Vertriebs AG, Jona
Beat Aebi, Leiter Marketing und Produktmanagement

FHS-Project team
Dogus Akdoganbulut, Project leader, St.Gallen, Nando Lüchinger, Montlingen, Larissa Keel, Montlingen, Lea Bischofberger, Herisau, Melissa Weibel, Gossau SG

Project coach: Rosella Toscano-Ruffilli, lic.oec., dipl. Hdl. HSG
Language coach: Christel Brüggenbrock
Statistics coach: Prof. Heinz Bleiker

Team picture Team Mikrop AG

Business Case for Polymer Micro Optics (CPIM)

Client: Mikrop AG, Wittenbach
Chris Jung, Development Engineer Optical Systems (Project Manager)

FHS-Project team
Susan Stark, Project leader, Romanshorn, Théo Joonnekindt, INSEEC U. Lyon France, Florentine Kootstra, Hanze University Netherlands, Jessica Parrinello, Project leader, Robert Morris University USA, Manlin Wang, Jiangxi University China, Luc Cavelti, St.Gallen, Jonas Spiess, Berneck

Project coach: Claudia Brönimann, MSc in Business Administration

Management Design

Team picture Team Bühler AG

Vision 2025 – (Re-)Positioning the Milling Solution Training Centre (CPIM)

Client: Bühler AG, Uzwil
Georg Schafler, Head of WR Technology

FHS-Project team
Joel Untersander, Project leader, Widnau, Maria Sequeira Taborda Freixa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal, Tiago Douwens de Paula, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal, Pascal Bont, Altstätten SG, Michelle Alpert, Henau, Sarina Büsser, Gossau SG

Project coach: Dr. Ronald Ivancic

Team picture Team Fensterinform GmbH

Planung einer nachhaltigen Unternehmensnachfolge mit Fokus auf die Unternehmensbewertung (PPR3)

Client: Fensterinform GmbH, Siegershausen
Rolf Auer, Gutachter/Projekt- und Fachbauleiter

FHS-Project team
Eva Fasel, Project leader, Vaduz, Ines Schuler, Diepoldsau, Kay Schwägler, St.Gallen, Luisa Oppmann, Gossau SG, Sarah Weibel, Bischofszell

Project coach: Pascal Bechtiger, M.A. HSG

Team picture Team prodartis AG

Entwicklung eines neuen Geschäftsmodells für die additive Fertigung (PPR3)

Client: prodartis AG, Appenzell 
Ralf Schindel, Geschäftsführer

FHS-Project team
Ivan Mihajlovic, Project leader, Wittenbach, Dominic Günthert, St.Gallen, Bojan Pancika, Salmsach, Sereina Tobler, Wittenbach, Andjela Jovanovic, Wil SG

Project coach: Dr. Karl Neumüller